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Iceland‘s Crowd-Sourced Constitution Killed by Parliament

 
Anonymous Coward
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04/02/2013 09:31 PM
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Re: Iceland‘s Crowd-Sourced Constitution Killed by Parliament
This is where the people flip parliament the bird and go it on their own.
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04/02/2013 09:43 PM
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[link to www.verfassungsblog.de]


"Following its spectacular plunge from grace in 2008 when its banking system crashed, inflicting huge damage on foreign creditors as well as on local residents, Iceland caught attention for trying to come to grips with what happened by bringing court cases against bankers and others allegedly responsible for the crash as well as for inviting the people of Iceland and its directly elected representatives to draft a new post-crash constitution designed inter alia to reduce the likelihood of another crash..."

"n sum, it was clear that in a secret ballot the constitutional bill would never have had a chance of being adopted by parliament, not even after the national referendum on the bill on 20 October 2012 where 67% of the electorate expressed their support for the bill as well as for its main individual provisions, including national ownership of natural resources (83% said Yes), direct democracy (73% said Yes), and ‘one person, one vote’ (67% said Yes). But the parliament does not vote in secret. In fact, 32 out of 63 members of parliament were induced by an e-mail campaign organized by ordinary citizens to declare that they supported the bill and wanted to adopt it now. Despite these public declarations, however, the bill was not brought to a vote in the parliament, a heinous betrayal – and probably also an illegal act committed with impunity by the president of the parliament..."
 Quoting: pink cat


Told ya so. Dont matter who you put in...democrats, conservatives, fascists, nazis, islamists, jeebus, god, communists, mother theresa...our global-social economy (not devils, illuminati, aliens, evil bankers or other such nonsense) is the hidden hand that guides us.
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jerkitYou are so stupid it actually hurts
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I notice you don't come back with a reply...instead jerking off whilst blubbering on like an arsehole, so who gives a fuck.
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04/02/2013 09:55 PM
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Re: Iceland‘s Crowd-Sourced Constitution Killed by Parliament
Good grief the shit does so last as so many ache for Libera Res Publica

i.e., Freedom from [all things] public.
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